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Pop-Up Event: Well-Sweep Herb Farm Day Trip 5/20/21
Well-Sweep Herb Farm Nurseries and Gardening
205 Mt Bethel Road
Port Murray, NJ 07865
(908) 852-5390

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Thursday, May 20, 2021, 9:45 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
Category: Pop-Up Events

Well-Sweep Herb Farm Day Trip

Join fellow HPS members and friends for a day in rural New Jersey for a lecture, garden tour, shopping and homemade luncheon. Located in the picturesque mountains of Warren County, NJ, Well-Sweep is a family farm and home to one of the largest collections of herbs and perennials in the country. Germinating from the seed of a handed-down tradition and hobby – to a business that has flourished, with 2019 marking their 50th year. Raising and breeding plants from around the globe, from Acanthus to Zatar, their selections span the familiar, the unusual, the rare and the exotic. This season they are introducing 104 intriguing new plants to their collection of more than 1,898 varieties. Whether you’re a collector, designer, dabbler or windowsill gardener … Well-Sweep hopes to arouse the curiosity of you all!

Members and non-members welcome. Cost is $40 per person members and $50 non-members. Maximum 24 attendees, minimum 20. 

Important: Only online payment with credit card is accepted. If you cannot pay online, please contact [email protected] for assistance.

Online payment only with credit card. Registration is closed.

Closer to the event date, we will address the COVID-19 safety requirements regarding masks and social distancing. Please note that the registrants will be split into 2 groups to facilitate social distancing.


The day includes:

Herb Garden Tour
Join Patrick McDuffee on a tour of Well Sweep’s vast collection of herbs and perennials in their impressive culinary, medicinal and formal herb gardens; also visit the gift shop and farm animals. The tour will include the history, uses and cultivation of herbs, as well as herbal recipe suggestions. If you came last year Patrick will make this slightly different.

Lecture: Funky, Far-out and Fabulous Plants
Owner David Hyde shares the coolest plants from the farm’s vast collection - featuring favorite classics, the unusual as well as the rare. Explore their uniqueness and how to provide them with the proper conditions for your success as well as growing tips and tricks. Each season, these selections change so worry not if you came last year.

Luncheon - A delicious, homemade, herb-infused luncheon is included. Make your choices at the time of registration.

Please arrive promptly at 9:45 as this is a time sensitive program. Registration is complete when payment is received.

There will be plenty of time to shop, be sure to have space in your cars.


Contact: Laura Axel at [email protected]